Immigration News

COVID-19 vaccinations required for most LPR applicants

People submitting Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, on or after October 1, 2021, must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Most applicants filing for adjustment of status to become a lawful permanent resident… Read More
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Keep up with your immigration court case

If you have a case in immigration court, you should be aware of a few important issues. Hearing Dates: Hearing dates have been changing frequently, particularly throughout the pandemic. You should receive a hearing notice by mail, but the immigration… Read More
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Immigration Visa (Green Card) Processing Delays

After enduring the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year, most U.S. embassies and consulates are not operating at full capacity. Due to limited appointment availability, a significant backlog was created for immigrant (IV) and nonimmigrant visa (NIV) app… Read More
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Biden changes to immigration policy 1.27.2021

On January 20, 2021, President Biden issued several orders on immigration. Some orders take immediate effect while others may take more time to be implemented. If you think these policies affect you, contact a lawyer or legal service provider. Among… Read More
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District court orders USCIS to restore the DACA program

A federal district court ordered USCIS to comply with its orders regarding DACA. Effective December 7, 2020, USCIS must do the following: Accept first-time requests for consideration of deferred action under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DA… Read More
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New naturalization test begins in December 2020

USCIS has changed the civics test that is required for naturalization. The changes are effective December 1, 2020, and apply to naturalization applications filed on or after that date. Some of the questions and answers have changed. Also, the number… Read More
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USCIS fees remain the same . . . for now

Last summer, USCIS announced that on October 1, 2020, the fees for many applications and petitions would go up. However, on September 29, a federal court stayed the implementation of that fee hike. Sadly, we do not know how long the court order will… Read More
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USCIS again extends due dates

USCIS recently extended due dates again as follows: USCIS will consider a response received within 60 calendar days after the due date set forth in the following requests or notices before taking any action, if the request or notice was issued by USC… Read More
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Immigration courts again extend date for post-poned hearings

The Executive Office for Immigration Review announced that all immigration court hearings scheduled through June 26 for people who are not detained are postponed. The court will mail notices with new hearing dates. Read More
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Immigration Courts extend date for postponed hearings

The Executive Office for Immigration Review announced that all immigration court hearings scheduled through May 29, 2020 for people who are not detained are postponed. The court will mail notices with new hearing dates. Read More
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